Entries in 'high street' (60)
As of today GAME customers are able to buy Nintendo eShop download codes in store and online.
Following the loss of HMV and Blockbuster stores, the role of a distributor has become (in principle) easier for now, with fewer stores to deliver to.
There are plenty of industry execs who remain fully committed to retail. Clearly Epic Games founder Tim Sweeny is not one of them.
Some gaming enthusiasts find buying games on the High Street safer than via online, says Ubisoft.
UK games retailers are surprisingly upbeat in the face of significant market declines.
Kantar World Panel analyst Laurie Krohn discusses the changing face of retail and why it’s important to support the High Street retailer...
Retailers have praised publishers for daring to release titles outside of the traditional Q4 sales bonanza.
On September 8th, GAME will close its flagship Oxford Street store.
A leading EA executive has predicted the death of High Street games retail within ten years.
The High Street has been called in to help Sony ramp up subscribers to its PlayStation Plus service.
Olympics fever was good news for publishers of Olympic-based games, but it wasn’t enough to save the UK games market from its worst performance ever last week.
MCV and Koch Media round off Independent Retail Month with our final special feature focusing on the sector. This week, we look at five of the UK’s top stores.
Claims emerging from the US suggest that retailer GameStop is to start selling gift vouchers for Valve’s digital PC games portal Steam.
The five-million selling PC download sensation Minecraft will make its retail debut in GAME next month.
There’s more bad news on the High Street today with conformation that Choices UK owner The Webb Group has been entered into administration.
“There's no margin to be made on new releases anymore.” MCV hears this more and more from specialist stores every week.
Sales of triple-A video games have reached an all-time low.
Yes, says CEO Simon Fox, but there will be sacrifices. Christopher Dring visits HMV’s offices to find out how its attitude towards gaming has changed.
Rental giant Blockbuster has called for more publishers to give it exclusive DLC.
Online retailer Amazon is preparing to open its very first bricks and mortar outlet in Seattle, reports suggest.
Our lead stories this week are on face value about very contrasting companies. But together they spell out a dismal message about what the UK market is offering British games firms.
Games retailers say the rescue plan laid out by TV retail expert Mary Portas to revive UK High Streets “doesn’t go far enough”.
A fleet of vans with exterior screens have promoted games to tens of thousands of consumers across UK cities.
There’s no hiding from the fact that 2011 has been a year to forget for retailers.